National Cotton Council 2001 State Unit Officers Named

National Cotton Council 2001 State Unit Officers elected at the industrywide organization’s annual meeting.

January 31, 2001
Contact: Marjory Walker or T. Cotton Nelson
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SAN DIEGO (Special) -- State unit officers for the National Cotton Council for 2001 were elected here today at the industrywide organization's annual meeting.

Chairmen, vice-chairmen and secretaries, respectively, of the state units are:

  • ALABAMA -- J. Austin Wade, merchant, Montgomery; Sam R. Spruell, producer, Mt. Hope; V. Larkin Martin, producer, Courtland.
  • ARIZONA -- Roger Hooper, producer, Casa Grande; Charles K. "Chuck" Youngker, producer, Buckeye; and Charles C. Owen, ginner, Pima.
  • ARKANSAS -- Neill M. Sloan, warehouseman, Portland; Larry R. McClendon, ginner, Marianna; and Thad R. Freeland, producer, Tillar.
  • CALIFORNIA -- David A. Alderete, ginner, Bakersfield; Robert W. Norris, cooperative, Bakersfield; and Tom Teixeira, producer, Dos Palos.
  • FLORIDA -- B. E. "Sonny" Davis, producer, Cottondale; Leslie H. Cunningham, ginner, Atmore, AL; Bruce McMullian, ginner, Marianna.
  • GEORGIA -- Van F. Murphy, ginner, Berlin; Kent Fountain, ginner, Surrency; Don E. Daily, ginner, Dexter.
  • LOUISIANA -- Donna B. Winters, producer, Lake Providence; Jon W. Hardwick, producer, Newellton; Ted Schneider, producer, Lake Providence.
  • MISSISSIPPI -- Murry G. McClintock, ginner, Tunica; John F. Phillips, III, producer, Yazoo City; and Scott Middleton, crusher, Jonestown.
  • MISSOURI - ILLINOIS -- Allen Williams, ginner, Cardwell, MO; Steven C. Droke, producer, Hornersville, MO; and David Blakemore, ginner, Campbell, MO.
  • NEW MEXICO -- Johnny L. Reid, ginner, Loving; William C. Ahrens, ginner, Malaga; and Donald W. Hartman, producer, Deming.
  • NORTH CAROLINA -- Joe Josey, III, producer, Scotland Neck; Burges U. Griffin, ginner, Lewiston; and J. Michael Quinn, cooperative, Raleigh.
  • OKLAHOMA - KANSAS -- Malcolm Magar, warehouser, Altus; Daniel M. Davis, producer, Elk City; and Merle R. Atkins, producer, Davidson.
  • SOUTH CAROLINA -- J. Whit Player, cooperative, Elliott; Robert E. Moore, Jr., producer, Hartsville; and F.B. Rogers, III, producer, Bennettsville.
  • TENNESSEE - KENTUCKY -- John H. Willis, producer, Brownsville, TN; Wayne Tritt, ginner, Brownsville, TN; and John F. Lindamood, producer, Tiptonville, TN.
  • TEXAS -- Randy Kennedy, ginner, Shallowater; Lee Tiller, ginner, Odem; and Sid Brough, ginner, Edroy.
  • VIRGINIA -- M. L. Everette, Jr., producer, Capron; Leonard B. Alphin, ginner, Windsor; and Cecil Byrum, producer, Windsor.